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|Genre/Form:||Dust jackets (Binding)|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Death and life of great American cities.
[New York] Random House 
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|Description:||458 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Peculiar nature of cities: Uses of sidewalks, safety; Uses of sidewalks, contact; Uses of sidewalks, assimilating children; Uses of neighborhood parks; Uses of city neighborhoods --
Conditions for city diversity: Generators of diversity; Need for mixed primary uses; Need for small blocks; Need for aged buildings; Need for concentration; Some myths about diversity --
Forces of decline and regeneration: Self-destruction of diversity; curse of border vacuums; Unslumming and slumming; Gradual money and cataclysmic money --
Different tactics: Subsidizing dwellings; Erosion of cities or attrition of automobiles; Visual order, its limitations and possibilities; Salvaging projects; Governing and planning districts; Kind of problem a city is.
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